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Part-Time Legal Assistant

Senior Citizens’ Law Office, a nonprofit law firm providing free representation to seniors, is seeking a part-time legal assistant to work closely with its housing attorney. The position is a City of Albuquerque funded two-year grant concerning primarily eviction defense for low-income seniors. The ideal candidate will be experienced in: Preparing, reviewing, and editing legal documents; Creating and maintaining case files; Calendaring; E-filing through Odyssey for Second Judicial District Court and the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court; and Accessing pleadings from SOPA.  Knowledge of state court and local rules is necessary. Experience in eviction proceedings and/or real estate law is a plus.  The position starts July 1, 2022, and ends June 30, 2024, upon the termination of the grant, unless another internal opportunity arises.  The position is 20 hours per week with a flexible work schedule, as agreed upon between the legal assistant and housing attorney.  The position includes paid vacation time, paid medical leave, a paid week off between Christmas and New Year’s every year, and unreimbursed medical expenses up to $200 per year.

SCLO is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.




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